It's confirmed! Haider Ackermann is the new Creative Director at Berluti. Following Alessandro Sartori's exit from the Italian luxury brand in January, Ackermann will now lend his design aesthetic to the men's shoewear brand. In a series of posts on Instagram today, Berluti confirmed the news with a simple black and white image of Ackermann and the statement: "Berluti appoints Haider Ackerman as Creative Director". While Ackermann followed suite simply saying, "a new journey" is on the horizon.

Ackermann is said to be showcasing his first collection for the Paris-based brand in January 2017. Berluit is currently stocked at Level Shoes, Dubai, with flagship stores at Mall of the Emirates as well as The Galleria Mall, Abu Dhabi.